January 26, 2021

Tuscany brings back ‘wine windows’ used during the plagued

Wine windows are just as they sound: pint-size hatches, carved into the concrete walls of urban wineries and shops, where beverage merchants would serve sips at a safe social distance. (iStock)It’s a quaint tradition — with a very dark history.Centuries ago, the bubonic plague, otherwise known as the Black Death, swept through Europe, killing one-third of…